Media Coverage

June 22 2021

This Pride Month, Let’s Support Transgender Health Care for a Healthier New York

City & State New York: Amida Care President & CEO Doug Wirth writes about the importance of gender-affirming care in this op-ed.

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June 16 2021

Elisa Crespo Named Executive Director of the New Pride Agenda

Gay City News: Amida Care CEO Doug Wirth, also board chair of the New Pride Agenda, was quoted regarding the appointment of Elisa Crespo as Executive Director of the New Pride Agenda: “We are excited to bring Elisa on board because her experience, energy, and commitment to the LGBTQ community and transgender causes — which are wide-reaching and deep — are exactly what we need to move our organization and advocacy efforts and impacts forward.”

 

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May 14 2021

Transgender Healthcare Ban in Arkansas

A&U Magazine: Amida Care President & CEO Doug Wirth is interviewed about the passage of Act 626 in Arkansas, which bans youth of transgender experience under the age of eighteen from gender-affirming healthcare.

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May 13 2021

Biden Administration to Enforce LGBTQ Healthcare Protections

Gay City News: “After four long years of hateful and discriminatory policies under the previous administration that targeted the transgender community, today’s announcement is an important step toward advancing equity in our nation’s health care system,” said Amida Care President & CEO Doug Wirth regarding the Biden Administration’s reinstatement of LGBTQ health care protections

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May 13 2021

Biden Reinstates Health Care Protections for LGBTQ People

POZ: In response to the Biden Administration’s reinstatement of LGBTQ health care protections, Amida Care President & CEO Doug Wirth said, “Discrimination has dire consequences, as transgender people face higher rates of HIV and are less likely to be virally suppressed compared to other populations. We can’t end the HIV/AIDS epidemic without gender-affirming health care.”

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